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collecting. about 125 million people do it and today is a big day. and here to tell me about it is steven connie, good morning to you. and happy stamp collecting month. >> thank you. it is a great time for all of us. >> reporter: it is every october and today you are issuing some pretty special stamps. tell me all about it. >> well our earth space stamps it aerial photographs of 15 iconic photographs around the united states. natural, agriculture and urban and these are very popular for everybody because they are beautiful stamps to put on your letters, they are great for educating children and even adults because each one has a story that you can look into more deeply. and stamp collectors love them too. >> reporter: and people that like to keep the postage rate the same, they love them because they are forever stamps. and you teamed up with nasa. we're here at the goddard space center and they have a couple of them but this is the first time you've done something like this? >> yeah, the first time. we cover all aspects of the united states but this is the first time we've done it this w
on for hours, and there were warnings, as you know, because cnn put out part of chris stevens' diary. things are going south all over the world. look at this morning in iraq. we've got a miserable failure in iraq. it's unraveling. afghanistan, more insider killings, because this president doesn't believe in american exceptionalism and keeps telling people we're winning. finally he said something about syria, but now we're going to give them communications equipment, which does very well against attack airplanes and helicopters and artillery and tanks. >> you're being sarcastic here. you want to give more? >> we need to arm them. the iranians have admitted that they're on the ground. russians arms are falling in. iranian planes are flying over iraq as we speak. >> do you think there's a conflict? do you think we need to add to it? >> i think the role of america is to lead, not follow. by the way, we blame it on the video, and it shows the absolute inept tud and ignorance of the realities. >> they were blaming the protests against the american embassy and the deaths, in fact -- >> it's the not
killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. some republicans have suggested the state department denied repeated requests for extra security at the mission. >>> an italian man who attracted worldwide attention for staging a protest on the dome of st. peter's basilica has now come down. that man, who owns a beach front concession stand in northern italy, climbed out on to the ledge in vatican city on tuesday and stayed there for 24 hours. he finally agreed to come down after italy's tourism minister promised to meet with a group of beach concession owners about new rules that impact their business. >>> everyone is trying to cash in on the natiols' playoff run, but mayor vincent gray is stepping in the keep you from paying more on your ride to and from the ballpark. the d.c. taxicab commission announced a dollar surcharge that would begin two hours before each home playoff game and last until 4:00 the next morning, but they quickly rescinded the fee after a call from the mayor who said the charge was iladvised. d.c. police have put hundreds of officers on standby. they s
a better chance to start for the nationals than steven stephen strasburg does right now. mike rizzo isn't going back from what he said. >> we appreciate you coming in. we'll preview more of what the road could mean for the nationals coming up in the playoffs. >> giving the dreams the shot at the american dream. >>> plus, virginia makes changes for people trying to get their high school diplomas later in life. >> but first, add popcorn to the list of items that could be contaminated with listeria. the latest recalls are coming up in our consumer alert. too many americans are struggling to find work in today's economy. too many of those who are working are living paycheck to paycheck trying to make falling incomes meet rising prices for food and gas. more americans are living in poverty than when president obama took office and fifteen million more are on food stamps. president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. we shouldn't measure compassion by how many people are on welfare. we should measure com
, they had some injuries. steven straussberg debate. whether or not we be able to pitch. he has been shut down. who knows, maybe if he can come back in the playoffs but the hot ticket in town right now, the new shirts. and everybody is trying to get a hold of. we got them here. and i know melanie alnwick has them at modell's, so mel, how are sales so far? i guess they got to be brisk this morning. >> well, you're right, dave. we've actually seen a quite a handful of customers coming in this morning. i think nationals fans really knew they wanted to hold out for these. the official championship shirts. because over on this back wall here, there is some post season shirts. those came out when the nationals actually clinched that wildcard. but those didn't sell too well. this is what everybody was waiting for. the east division expect shirts. we have the official shirt, just like the one that the players were wearing last night. and we also have the hats. by the way, if you want to get one of these bryce harper jerseys, they still have some of these. these are the fourth best selling jersey
steven straussberg. >> thaif, dave. let me ask you, to comment on what you were saying because were you there from the very beginng. seven years, not really a long time. it has been a long time for washingtonians over the whole period of decades but for the nationals, seven years, not bad. >> not at all. very quick. when you think about the long suffering cubs fans who have not won anything since the 1910 time frame. and the red sox before, they broke their curse, back in 2004, we're talking about, you know, 50, 60, 70 years. and to do it in seven years, to win a division title, it is really impressive and you have to tip your cap to davey johnson and mike rizzo, the front office, they have done a great job. the warner family. they've done it the right way. building in the draft. and they did that with guys like steven straussberg. and guys like bryce harper. and going out and trading for geo gonzalez last year who has already won 20 games. they put together the team the right way. and i don't think this is is a flash in the pan. i don't think this is a one-hit wonder. i think the nats
the world. >> steven johnson is our guest sunday taking calls, e-mails and tweets on "in depth." looking at science history, cyber world, popular culture and computer networking in politics. live at noon eastern on book tv on c-span2. >> next a symposium on partisan politics and compromise. this hour and a half event is hosted by the university of southern california schwarzenegger's institute for state and global policy. panelists include senator john mccain and former senator tom daschle. >> we all breathe the same air. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the chairman of the institute and the inaugural holder of the governor downey chair professor of state and global policy at u.s.e., governor arnold schwarzenegger. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you very much. thank you very much for the fantastic introduction. that's exactly the way i wrote it. [laughter] also thank you very much for your great partnership. one thing i wanted to correct what you said today is i did not win miss universe. different bikinis, waxing, all of those things i did not win that competition. it's m
have heard from the president and the man and want to be president. let's begin with you. steven is on the phone from buffalo. a democrat. caller: basically, i feel the role of government is to protect our basic rights, and there is nothing more basic and clean air and clean water. this has been totally forgotten in the last years of debate. ecology is not even mentioned. this basically exemplifies modern man's complete dissociation and disconnection from the natural world to the point that nature distained reading is sustained. that is the basic difficulty. in fact, the attachment is so great, as even skewed perception of physical reality. you are constantly hearing the word growth and overbooking one simple fact. you cannot grow infinitely on a finite planet, fun and natural resources, especially water. all of these candidates are neglecting this. this is life itself, and it has nothing to do with the americans, or europeans, or india. it has to do with the human species. and our survival. i would like these candidates to address the one simple fact, what are you talking about
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